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1 ABELL, Westcott, Sir Safe Sea. 1st UK.
Journal of Commerce, Charles Birchall Ltd., Liverpool, 1932, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Safe Sea . Liverpool: "The Journal of Commerce", Charles Birchall, Ltd., 1932. First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-228,[i]-xxxi,(1),frontis., + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Ancient Ships, 2. The Sailing Ship, 3. The Measure of Safety, 4. Seaworthiness, 5. Types of Ships, 6. Structures of Ships, 7. Ancient Sea Laws, 8. Loadlines for Cargo Ships, 9. Loadlines for Passenger Ships, 10. Modern Life-saving Appliances, 11. The Growthof the Steamer, 12. The Sea Spirit. Moderate light staining to boards, inn er hinges tender, some edgewear, else vg. 50.00

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2 ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. 1st UK in dj
Peter Davies, 1963, 
ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. L.: Peter Davies, (1963). First Printing.Pp (8),1-236, frontispiece. Diagrams of ship on page 3. 8vo, maroon cloth. "The explosion of a bomb in Dara, a steamship of the British India Line, i n the early hours of 8th April, 1961, when she was at sea in the Persian Gulf with 819 passengers on board, has been attributed to Omani rebels. It was an act of war in peacetime, and its victims were Indians, Pakistanis and Arabs - men, women and children Two hundred and thirty-eight people lost their lives in the flames or in the sea.. [...] Finally Mr Abraham takes us to the Court of Inquiry in London, where nearly a year later the analysis began. [...] one of the worst peacetime sea disasters since the sinking of the Titanic." - from the dj. Vg in torn, chipped dj. Newspaper clipping laid in. Oddly a very scarce title. 125.00

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3 ALLEN, Steve Murder on the Atlantic. uncorrected proof. card covers
Kensington Books, 1995, 
ALLEN, Steve. Murder on the Atlantic. (N.Y.) : Kensington Books, (1995). Uncorrected Proof. Pp 244. 8vo, blue card covers. A mystery novel set aboard the liner Atlantis. Vg. 25.00

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4 Andrea Doria SUTTON, Horace. Night of July 25 - II. An article in Saturday Review, Vol. 39, No. 44, November 3, 1956
Saturday Review, New York , 1956, 
(Andrea Doria). SUTTON, Horace. “The Night of July 25 – II.” An article in Saturday Review, Vol. XXXIX, No. 44, November 3, 1956, pp 32-34, with one photo. New York : Saturday Review, 1956. Pp [1]-58,(2) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated red stapled wrappers. The second piece on the Andrea Doria - Stockholm collision hearings by Horace Sutton. Short tear to front cover, bad blue ink stain to back cover affecting last 15 pages, good only. 8.00

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5 ANGIER, Bradford Freighter-Travel Manual. pbk.
Chilton Book Co., Radnor, PA, 1974, ISBN:0801961505 
ANGIER, Bradford. The Freighter-Travel Manual. Illustrations by Vera Angier. Radnor, PA : Chilton Book Co., (1974). Pp. [i]-x,(2),[1]-248,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, decorated white card covers. Abrasion to upper right front corner, previous owner's name, else vg. 12.50

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6 APPLETON, Thomas E. Allan Line) Ravenscrag. Cdn in dj
McClelland and Stewart, 1974, ISBN:0771007205 
APPLETON, Thomas E. Ravenscrag : The Allan Royal Mail Line. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1974). Pp 222. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 2512. A number of references to Newfoundland and the steamer Newfoundland. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 40.00

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7 Aquitania) Engineering White Star Triple-Screw Atlantic Liners Olympic and Titanic
Offices of Engineering, London, 1914, 
(Aquitania). The Quadruple-Screw Turbine-Driven Cunard Liner "Aquitania" constructed and engined by Messrs. John Brown and Co., Ltd., Sheffield and Clydebank. Reprinted from Engineering. London: "Offices of Engineering", 1914. First Edition. Pp.(6),vii-viii,[1]-84 + 12 double-page plates. Illustrated throughout with photos, drawings and diagrams. Triple column. Large 4to, original blue cloth with gilt lettering. Text Sections : 1. Introductory; 2. The Structural Details, Passenger Accommodation and Equipment of the Ship; 3.The Propelling Machinery of the Ship; 4. The Works of the Builders. Plates: I. The Aquitania Before the Launch. II. Longitudinal Section and Hold Plans. III. , IV., Deck Plans. V. High-Pressure and Intermediate-Pressure Ahead Turbines and High-Pressure Astern Turbines VI. The Low-Pressure Ahead and Astern Turbines, with Details of Thrust-Block. VII. General Arrangementof Turbine Machinery. VIII. , IX. Steam Valves for the Manoevering of the Ship. X. Starting Platform and Valve Interlocking Gear. XI. Weir's "Uniflux" Condensers. XII. General Arrangement of Two of the Four Boiler Rooms. XIII. Double-Ended Boiler. Light wear to cloth, corners bumped, an attractive copy. Very scarce in the original. 750.00

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8 Aquitania) Ocean Liners of the Past Shipbuilder Reprints series, 3) Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. 1st US in dj.
New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, 1971, ISBN:0821204777 
(Aquitania). The Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, (1971). First American Printing. Pp. (8),9-176, + 5 folding plates at rear (including others intermittently throughoutthe text). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth boards with n avy blue cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed navy blue. "Ocean Liners of the Past: Number 3 in a series of reprints from The Shipbuilder." "The Aquitania, commissioned in 1914, spent 35 years in active transatlantic service - the only Cunard liner to serve through both World Wars. During this time she carried nearly 1,200,000 passengers some 3,000,000 miles. She largely escaped the natural hazards and wartime damages that affectedthe careers of most contemporary ocean liners and is remembered for her co ntinuous efficiency and reliability. Last of the four-funnelled liners, shewas known as 'the Aristocrat of the Atlantic' for her style and poise." - from the dj. A facsimile reprint of a special illustrated issue of The Shipbuilder magazine, published in 1914 to commemorate the maiden voyage of theAquitania. Very good in clipped dj with some browning and a few short clos ed tears. 100.00

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9 ATHERTON, William Henry Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the French Regime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three: Biographical
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Montreal, 1914, 
ATHERTON, William Henry. Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the FrenchRegime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three : Biographical. Montreal: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914. IN THREE VOLUMES. I: Pp. (4),[iii]-xxv,(1),[1]-450,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 88 leaves of plates; II: Pp. (4),iii-xxvi,1-673,(3), + 84 leaves of plates; III: Pp. (4),5-686, including 112 leaves of plates. Copiously illustrated. 4to, half black leather with pebbled bluish-green boards with four raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, all edges marbled, with greenmarbled endpapers. Atherton (b. November 15, 1867 - d. July 6, 1950). Cont ents: Volume 1: 1. Hochelaga; 2. Colonization: Under the early trading companies of New France; 3. The Great Sault: Champlain the first trader; 4. Colonization: under the company of One Hundred Associates; 5. Montreal: The company of Notre Dame de Montreal; 6. Ville Marie: Founded by Pauld e Chomedey de Maisonneuve; 7. Progress and War; 8. Critical Years: Lambert Closse, Commandant; 9. The Second Foundation of Montreal: The Great Reinforcement of1653; 10. Iroquois and Jesuits: The Departure of the Jesuits; 11. The Comi ng of the Suplicians, 1657; 12. The New Reinforcement of Montreal: The Coming of Laval; 13. How Montreal Saved New France: Dollard's exploit at the Long Sault; 14. Hostilities and Losses; 15. The Sovereign Council and the Seigneurs of the Island: Great Changes, physical and political; 16. The Recallof de Maisonneuve; 17. The Subdual of the Iroquois: The end of the Heroic Age; 18. The Feudal System Established: The Seigneurs of the Montreal District; 19. Economical Progress: Industries, trade and labour; 20. Colonization and Population; 21. Expeditions from Montrael; La Salle, Dollier de Casson, de Courcelles; 22. Education; 23. Garrison Life -- Slackening Morals; 24. Notable Losses; 25. Town Planning and Architecture: The foundation of theParish Church and Bon Secours Chapel; 26. Altercations: Frontenac's First Term of Governorship: i. The Rival Governors, ii. Church and State, iii. The Governor, the Intendant and the Sovereign Council; 27. Trade at Montreal Under Frontenac and Perrot; 28. War Again, the Iroquois, New York and Hudson's Bay; The Governments of De La Barre and Denonville; 29. Iroquois Revenge: Denonville's Treachery and the Massacre of Lachine; 30. Montreal Prowessat Home and Abroad: Frontenac's second term of government; 31. Social, Civ il and Religious Progress; 32. The Great Indian Peace Signed at Montreal. The Foundation of Detroit: The Governmentof de Callieres; 33. From the Treaty fo Ryswick to the Treaty of Utrecht, Queen Anne's War: Montreal saved by land and water; 34-36. Half a Century of Peace and Progress: Civic Side Lights; 37. Education--Primary, Secondary and Technical: A record from 1657-1760; 38. The General Hospital of Montreal under Madame d'Youville; 39. Montreal Military Headquarters: The final strugle for supremacy -- The Seven Years. 1756-1763 -- The Campaign of 1756 (Oswego) -- The Winter at Montreal; 40. The Campaign of 1657: The Siege of William Henry -- Winter Gayety and Gaunt Famine; 41. The Victory of Carillon: A Winter of gayety and foreboding;42. The Fall fo Quebec: Montreal the seat of government; 43. The Fall of M ontreal: The Capitulation. With appendices. Volume Two: 1. The Exodus from Montreal; 2. The Interregnum: Military Government; 3. The Definitive Treatyof Paris: The New Civil Government; 4. Civic Government under Justices of the Peace; 5. The Preliminary Struggle for an Assembly: The British Merchants of Montreal; 6. The Quebec Act of 1774: The Noblesse of the District of Montreal; 7. The Revolutionary War of 1775: Montreal the seat of discontent; 8. Montreal Besieged: The Second Capitulation; 9. Montreal, an American City Seven Months Under Congress: The Congress Army evacuates Montreal; 10. The Assembly at Last; The Constitutional Act of 1791; 11. The Fur Traders of Montreal: The Great North West Company; 12. French Revolutionary Designs:Montreal the seat of Jacobinism; 13. The American Invasion of 1812: Montre al and Chateauguay: French Canadian Loyality; 14. Side Lights of Social Progress; 15 Bureaucracy vs Democracy: The Proposed Union of the Canadas; 16. Murmurs of Revolution: Race and Class Antagonism; 17. Montreal in the Throes of Civil War; 18. Proclamation of the Union: Home Rule for the Colony; 19. Responsible Government under the Union; 20. The Municipality of Montreal;21. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under the Union; 22. Constitutional Life Under Confederation: Federal and Provincial Influence; 23. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under Confederation; 25. Religious Denominations; 26. School System of Montreal Before the Cess ion; 27. The School System after the Union: The Rise of the 'school commissions of Montreal'; 28. University Development: i. M'gill University, ii. Laval University; 29. General Culture: i. The Library Movement, ii. Literary and Learned Societies, iii. Artistic Associations; 30. National Origins of the Population; 31. Public Safety Services: Fighting Fire -- Darkness -- Floods -- Drought; 32. Law and Order: Jails -- Police Services -- Courthouse -- Law Officers; 33. Hospitals; 34. Sociological Movements; 35. Commercial History Before the Union; 36. Commercial History since the Union: The rise of modern manufacturers and industries; 37. Finance: Montreal banking and insurance bodies; 38. Transportation: i. Shipping -- Early and Modern, ii. The Development of Montreal Shipping (Sailing Vessels, Steam Vessels, Atlantic Liners) (pp. 569-584); 39. Transportation; 40. Transportation by Rail: Montreal and the railways of Canada; 41. Transportation by Road: i. The Ancient and Modern Postal Service of Montreal, ii. Street Transportation; 42. City Improvement from the Cession: Under Justices of the Peace; 43. Citiy Improvement after the Union: Under the Municipality; 44. City Improvement since Confederation: The Rise of Metropolitan Montreal. Volume Three: includesmany dozens of brief biographical sketches. Ex-libris Montreal collector A lberti G. Nicholls, with his bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Very light shelfwear, name to ffep of v.1, else a very good, tight set. 500.00

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10 BAILEY, Chris Howard (ed.). Down the Burma Road : Work and Leisure for the Below-Deck Crew of the QueenMary (1947-1967).
Oral History Team, Southampton Local Studies Section, Southampton, 1990, ISBN:1872649025 
BAILEY, Chris Howard (ed.). Down the Burma Road : Work and Leisure for the Below-Deck Crew of the Queen Mary (1947-1967). Narrated and Compiled by Chris Howard Bailey. Southampton : Oral History Team, Southampton Local Studies Section, (1990). Pp [1]-104. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Very good. 25.00

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11 BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN RYAN, Paul B. Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. 1st in crisp dj.
Free Press, New York, 1975, ISBN:0029012406 
BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN. The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. New York: The Free Press, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),1-383,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents: 1. The Lusitania as a Potential Warship; 2. The Mystery of the Mounted Guns; 3. Changing the Rules after War Begins; 4. The Pre-Lusitania Sinkings; 5. The German Newspaper Threats; 6. Danger Signals and Dire Warnings; 7. Manifests and Munitions; 8. A U-Boat Stalks Its Prey; 9. The Lusitania's Last Crossing; 10. Schwieger the Hero-Villain; 11. The Death of an Ocean Queen; 12. The British Admiralty Under Fire; 13. Launching the Official Investigation; 14. Lord Mersey's Whitewash of Turner; 15. The Worldwide Uproar; 16. Exchanging Paper Bullets; 17. The Diplomatic Deadlock; 18. The New YorkLiability Trial; 19. Judge Mayer's Patriotic Opinion; 20. The Restless Wre ck; 21. The Summing Up. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dust jacket.24.00

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12 BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN RYAN, Paul B. Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. 1st in dj.
Free Press, New York, 1975, ISBN:0029012406 
BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN. The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. New York: The Free Press, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),1-383,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents: 1. The Lusitania as a Potential Warship; 2. The Mystery of the Mounted Guns; 3. Changing the Rules after War Begins; 4. The Pre-Lusitania Sinkings; 5. The German Newspaper Threats; 6. Danger Signals and Dire Warnings; 7. Manifests and Munitions; 8. A U-Boat Stalks Its Prey; 9. The Lusitania's Last Crossing; 10. Schwieger the Hero-Villain; 11. The Death of an Ocean Queen; 12. The British Admiralty Under Fire; 13. Launching the Official Investigation; 14. Lord Mersey's Whitewash of Turner; 15. The Worldwide Uproar; 16. Exchanging Paper Bullets; 17. The Diplomatic Deadlock; 18. The New YorkLiability Trial; 19. Judge Mayer's Patriotic Opinion; 20. The Restless Wre ck; 21. The Summing Up. Slightly cocked, else very good in spine-chipped, short-closed-torn, unclipped dust jacket. 20.00

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13 BAINBRIDGE, Beryl Every Man for Himself. 2nd pbk.
Carroll & Graf, New York, 1998, ISBN:0786704675 
BAINBRIDGE, Beryl. Every Man for Himself. New York: Carroll & Graf, (1998).Second Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),7-224. 8vo, illustrated black and purpl e card covers. A novel about the Titanic disaster. Very good. 12.00

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14 BAINBRIDGE, Beryl Every Man for Himself. 1st US in dj
Carrol & Graf, New York, 1996, ISBN:0786703490 
BAINBRIDGE, Beryl. Every Man for Himself. New York: Carrol & Graf, (1996). First US Printing. Pp. (6),7- 224. 8vo, grey cloth spine. A novel about theTitanic disaster. Very good in dust jacket. 20.00

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15 BALLARD, Robert D ARCHBOLD, Rick. LYNCH, Don. MARSCHALL, Ken. Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships. in dj.
Scholastic/Madison Press, 1998, 
BALLARD, Robert D. Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships.Illustrations by Ken Marschall; historical consultants: Don Lynch, Simon M ills, Mark Reynolds and Eric Sauder. Markham, Ont.: Scholastic/Madison Press, 1998. Pp 64. 4to, ill. card covered boards. Capsule histories, photographs, pre- and post-wreck representations of the Titanic, Britannic, Empress of Ireland, Lusitania, and Andrea Doria. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 15.00

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16 BALLARD, Robert D. Exploring the Titanic : How the greatest ship ever lost -- was found. 1st in dj
Viking, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0670825247 
BALLARD, Robert D. Exploring the Titanic. [Dj adds: How the greatest ship ever lost -- was found]. Edited by Patrick Crean. Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. (Toronto) : Viking Kestrel / Madison Press Book, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-64. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covered boards in like jacket. The inside of the dustjacket becomes a Titanic wall poster. Tape ghosts to boards, else vg in dj. 20.00

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17 BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE DUNMORE, Spencer Exploring the Lusitania. in dj
Warner / Madison, New York, 1995, ISBN:0446518514 
BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE. Exploring the Lusitania : Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History. (N.Y.) : Warner / MadisonPress Book, (1995). Pp 227. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Vg in dj. 40.00

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18 BALLARD, Robert D. ARCHBOLD, Rick LORD, Walter MARSCHALL, Ken Discovery of the Titanic. Cdn in dj
Viking, 1987, 
BALLARD, Dr. Robert D. with Rick ARCHBOLD. The Discovery of the Titanic. Introduction by Walter Lord. Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. (Tor.) : Viking Studio / Madison Press, (1987). Pp 230. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in dj. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may be necessary on international orders. 40.00

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19 BALLARD, Robert D. ARCHBOLD, Rick LORD, Walter MARSCHALL, Ken Discovery of the Titanic. US in dj. signed
Warner/Madison Press, 1987, ISBN:0446513857 
BALLARD, Dr. Robert D., with Rick ARCHBOLD. The Discovery of the Titanic. Introduction by Walter Lord. Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. (NY) Warner/Madison Press, (1987). US Edition. Pp 230. Illustrated with numerous photos and diagrams, (including 2 folding diagrams] to text. 4to, black cloth. "Exploring the greatest of all lost ships." -from the dust jacket. Very good in lightly dampstained (to upper rear panel) and price-clipped dj. 35.00

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20 BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 172:4 Epilogue for Titanic
National Geographic, 1987, 
BALLARD, Robert D. "Epilogue for Titanic." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.172, No.4, October 1987. Pp 454463 including large folding mosaic. Illustrated. Vg-fine. 5.00

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